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Table 8 Demographic and academic characteristics of students classified as low (cluster I) or high (cluster II) global awareness

From: Person-centered analysis of factors related to STEM students’ global awareness

Variable Level Number of participants Low global awareness (cluster I) (%) High global awareness (cluster II) (%)
Class standing Under 275 62.55 37.45
Upper 150 42.67 57.33
Gender Male 333 59.46 40.54
Female 92 41.30 58.70
Dean’s list No 245 56.73 43.27
Yes 180 53.89 46.11
Part-time job No 250 50.40 49.60
Yes 175 62.86 37.14
Professional society member No 350 58.00 42.00
Yes 75 44.00 56.00
Honor student No 359 56.82 43.18
Yes 66 48.48 51.52
International student No 382 59.95 40.05
Yes 43 16.28 83.72
Student organization member No 218 63.76 36.24
Yes 207 46.86 53.14
Full-time job No 396 54.80 45.20
Yes 29 65.52 34.48
Enrolled in minor No 343 59.18 40.82
Yes 82 40.24 59.76
Double major No 404 56.44 43.56
Yes 21 38.10 61.90
Undergraduate research No 364 59.07 40.93
Yes 61 34.43 65.57
Club/varsity sports No 356 56.74 43.26
Yes 69 49.28 50.72
Study abroad No 392 58.16 41.84
Yes 33 24.24 75.76
Volunteered overseas No 398 57.54 42.46
Yes 27 25.93 74.07